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Infection Control in Home Care and Hospice

Title:

Infection Prevention and Control in Home Care and Hospice

CE/CME Offered:

No CE/CME Credit Available
Cost: 

Member Price: $35.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00

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Length: 1.0 hour
Description:

Infection Control in Homecare and Hospice provides an overview of the infection control practices applicable to care of the patient in the home setting. The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and the CDC Transmission Precautions and CDC / WHO Hand Hygiene guidelines are reviewed. The intended audience is all home and hospice employees.

Objectives:

  • Discuss how the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard applies to home care and hospice
  • Identify what constitutes an exposure incident
  • Demonstrate use of universal or standard precautions
  • Verbalize measures to prevent needle-stick injuries
Subject Matter Expert:

TBD

Disclosure:

Planners: Patricia Jaime, LMSW, Sandra Doolittle, MSW, Deborah Scholl, RN BSN, MSM and Peggy Patton, RN MHCL, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Subject Matter Expert: TBD

Completion:

In order to complete this online activity, participants must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have access to the course for 90 days from the date of purchase.

This TCG CHEX eLearning course is being provided through NHPCO’s collaboration with The Corridor Group, Inc.

Course
Release Date:

9/19/2012

Course Review Date: 7/23/2015

Course 
Expiration Date:

9/19/2018

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